Are you looking for a job? What about looking to start your own business in Alaska? Starting your own business is tough. It is even tougher in a low population state like Alaska. Whether big or small, your business can make a difference. Here are the top 10 Employers across Alaska that have made a name for themselves in The Last Frontier

The Top 10 Employers across Alaska

1. Providence Health Care System

PHCS is Alaska’s premiere healthcare provider located in Nome. The company employs just over 4,000 people.

2. Carrs/Safeway

Carrs/Safeway is a merge of two companies. J.B. Gottstein & Co opened in 1915 and then Larry Carr opened a grocery store and the two companies merged together.

3. Fred Meyer

“Freddy’s” as many call it, is a chain of superstores. They can also be found in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho.

4. Wal-Mart

The first Wal-Mart opened in 2007 in Juneau. The corporation along with Sam’s Club employs around 2,700 people in the state.

5. Trident Seafoods

Trident Seafoods is the largest seafood company in the U.S. It is based in Seattle. They employ about 1,700 people.

6. Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines has been ranked as having the highest level of customer service. They employ roughly 1,500 people.

7. ASRC Energy Services

ASRC is a provider of consulting and contracting services various major cities in Alaska. They offer service such as drilling support, engineering, oil spill response, and more.  1,500 people.

8. Yukon-Kuskokwin Health Corporation

The YKHC is a comprehensive health care delivery system that delivers to over fifty rural communities in Alaska. They employ roughly 1400 people.

9. NANA Management Services

NANA is a management service company that provides management to food services, security, facilities camps, and hotels. A company that started off solely in the oilfield industry has expanded to government, corporate, healthcare, educational and more industries. They employ around 1400 people in Alaska.

10. Banner Health

Banner is a healthcare provider that has many locations, one of them being in Alaska. They employ roughly 1400 people as well in Alaska.

Building a Brand in Alaska

Is your business already up and running? Have you made your first few sales? You may be finding after a few completed sales that you are struggling to get your business moving forward because of slow paying clients. We can help. The factoring marketplace can get you partnered with an invoice factoring company in Alaska that specializes in funding small businesses. Not interested in invoice factoring? Check out our other business funding options.